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Your Local Poison Center
 1-800-222-1222
 Internet: www.aapcc.org

U.S.  Environmental  Protection Agency
Carbon Monoxide
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/co.html

CDC
Carbon Monoxide
http://www.cdc.gov/co/

Consumer  Product Safety Commission
Home Heating Equipment Safety
www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/heatpubs.html
Carbon Monoxide Alarms
www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml01/
01069.html
Portable Generators
www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/portgen.html
1 Centers for Disease Control and Policy. Carbon
Monoxide-Related Deaths - United States, 1999-2004.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. December 21, 2007;
56(50):! 309-1 2.
2 Home Safety Council. Unintentional Home Injury in the
United States. State of Home Safety:  2004 Edition, http://
www.homesafetycouncil.org./state_of_home_safety/
sohs_2004_p017.pdf.
3 (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health,
"Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Questions and Answers," July
2006. http://www.cdc.gov/co/faqs.htm
4 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Indoor
Environments Division (6607J) Office of Air and Radiation,
"Protect Your Family and Yourself from  Carbon Monoxide
Poisoning," October 1996. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/
coftshthtml
5 Delayed Neuropathology after Carbon Monoxide
Poisoning Is Immune-Mediated, Stephen R. Thorn, Veena
M. Bhopale, Donald Fisher, Jie Zhang, Phyllis Gimotty and
Robert E. Forster, Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 101, No. 37
(Sep. 14, 2004), pp. 13660-13665.
EPA. 2000. Air Quality Criteria for Carbon Monoxide.
U.S.EPA, National Center for Environmental Assessment.
June, 2000. EPA 600/P-99/001 F.
6 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC),
National Center for Environmental Health, "Carbon
Monoxide Poisoning: Questions and Answers," July 2006.
http://www.cdc.gov/co/faqs.htm
7 CPSC. 2004. Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths
Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2001
Annual Estimates. U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission, Division of Hazard Analysis, May  13, 2004.
8 Raub, J. A., M.  MathieuNolf, N. B. Hampson, and  S.
R. Thorn. Carbon  Monoxide Poisoning - a Public Health
Perspective. TOXICOLOGY (145):1-14, (2000).)
9 Liu, S. Krewski, D., Shi, Y, Chen, Y, and R.T. Burnett.
2003. Association between gaseous ambient air pollutants
and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Vancouver, Canada.
Environmental  Health Perspectives. 111:1773-1778.
10 Ralston, J.D. and N.B. Hampson. 2000. Incidence of
severe unintentional carbon monoxide  poisoning differs
across racial/ethnic categories. Public Health Reports.
115:46-51. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
11  Yoon, S., Macdonald, S., Parrish, G.  1998. Deaths from
unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning and potential for
prevention with carbon monoxide detectors. JAMA. 279(9):
685-687
12 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Healthy Homes Issues: Carbon Monoxide, Healthy homes
Initiative Background Information, December 2005. http://
www.healthyhomestraining.org/Documents/HUD/HUD_CO_
Brief.pdf.
13 The Minnesota Department of Health, Environmental
Health Services Division, "Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning
In Your Home," April 2007. http://www.health.state.mn.us/
divs/eh/indoorair/co/index.html
Thai translation of: Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Publication Number: EPA 100-F-09-018

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